Children/Youth

World Poker Champion to Host Fundraiser Benefiting Children Uniting Nations at Oscar Night Gala
February 20, 2009

When the Oscar crowd leaves the Kodak Theater on Sunday, February 22nd, the top nominees, winners, and invited guests attending the Hollywood Reporter/CUN Gala to celebrate and mingle, are in for a exciting evening of festivities, as World Series of Poker Champion Jamie Gold has agreed to host a charity poker tournament benefiting Children Uniting Nations. There is a tax deductable "buy-in" and the players will be seated next to Jamie, pro players and celebs. In addition to this charitable decision to abandon LA's biggest tournament.

Too Easy to Ignore?
April 1, 2006

KidsPeace is an organization that serves adolescent and pre-adolescent children with behavioral and mental-health needs.

Grappling With Growth
March 1, 2006

You would think that after a hundred years, a nonprofit could kick back a bit and maybe even rest on its laurels. After all, it’s been there, done that — right?

Not necessarily so, says Kurt Aschermann, senior vice president and chief marketing and development officer of Atlanta-based Boys and Girls Clubs of America, which was founded in Boston in 1906.

Better Than a Four-Leaf Clover
January 1, 2006

Transform an afternoon event into a successful multichannel campaign?

That sounds like a tall order. But as it heads into the third year of its Shamrocks for Kids campaign, Chicago-based Mercy Home for Boys and Girls seems to have pulled it off.

Broadening the Appeal
April 1, 2005

The Children’s Aid Society, New York City, founded in 1853 to serve needy children and families through a broad network of services, including education, health, counseling, adoption, foster care, arts, recreation and emergency assistance. 

No Substitute For Passion
May 1, 2004

Tina M. Johann, chief development officer and campaign executive director for Children’s Bureau, which provides child-abuse prevention and treatment services to 7,000 California children each year.